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California is the most populous state of the United States. Located on the Pacific coast of North America, it is bordered by Oregon, Nevada, Arizona and Mexico. California is known for its pleasant climate and ethnically diverse population. The name California is most commonly believed derived from a storied paradise peopled by black Amazons and ruled by Queen Califia.

Lodi is a city located in San Joaquin County, California. As of the 2000 census, the city had a population of 56,999 inhabitants. As of a 2005 estimate, the city had a population of 62,133 inhabitants. Lodi is best known as a center of wine production, although its vintages have traditionally been less prestigious than those of Sonoma and Napa counties. However, in recent years, the Lodi Appellation has become increasingly respected for its Zinfandel wine and other eclectic varietals. Nearby Woodbridge is the home of a famous Robert Mondavi winery, Mondavi Woodbridge.

Lodi is an increasingly popular exurb for commuters priced out of homeownership in the San Francisco Bay Area.Lodi currently has two museums, the Hill House Museum, a restored Queen Anne Victorian built around 1906 for a wealthy Lodian, the museum has all of the house's original furniture.

Lodi is definitely one of the popular tourist attractions in California worth paying a visit while touring the country. This place leaves a pleasing and unforgettable memory and justifies the proud cultural tradition of California.

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